Skip to comments.DUDES!!! I FOUND IT!! THE ALL TIME BEST ANGRY LEFT COMMENTARY OF ALL TIME!!!!
Posted on 11/04/2004 8:12:23 PM PST by Swiftsure
Dudes you MUST read this one if you want to gloat!!!
Now that is hilarious.
If this keeps up, we will have a smaller population in America.
Of course Bush supporters will stay here.
TALK ABOUT A MANDATE!
DUDE, pretend that none of us can read. Since the article isn't there we can't read...what does it say!!!!
And if the leftists will be so kind as to keep up this kind of ranting hyperbole... our base will no doubt grow. As Michael Medved pointed out tonight, in some states, the Democrats received enough votes to qualify as a third party.
Dude where's my pillow? All this laughing at liberals is making me tired.
I LOVE what we have done to these people! ROFLMAO
This author's lurid way of writing is right out of the William Jennings Byron era. I bet he wears spats and beats his dog.
Dude, if lust for power is encoded by evolution, and people are just bags of chemicals, how can they not be in thrall to the soup in their heads? Aren't leftists bags of soup too? Or, if one bag of soup can think a and do A, and another can think b and do B, in what sense is there any thralldom involved? Bags of soup with choices based on ideas are every bit as undetermined as idealist minds with choices based on ideas.
But he reaches for determinism only to hide from the uncomfortable reality that millions disagree with him freely.
LOL! He forgot "putting arsenic in our water", dragging black people behind pickup trucks, pushing old ladies in wheel chairs off cliffs, praying to (gasp) God in the WH....etc etc.
They left out "...and Methodists!" (from the army Hedley Lamar wants to hire in Blazing Saddles)
Dude, this is why we have the second ammendment.
Can't get enough. I have never enjoyed gloating more. :-)
Sound like the nut wants to fight us .......again. In the words of the late traitor, J effin K, "Bring it on".
DUDE! You could have just posted it.
Wild article WOWO what a wind bag he must be in person..I have to cut and paste it and send it to some NY libs I know..It will be fun to see their emails back to me telling me how they totally agree with whats there..Thanx brotha man .
Talking about the Kerry campaign. If so, I agree.
What Creeps! All they can do is plagiarize.
Dude. I think this Chris Floyd dude should go ahead and Weep,Moan,abd Rend his Garments.
Even cover himself with ashes if he wants.
Then he can put the muzzle of that pistol on his tonsils and pull the trigger. BOOM !!!
Bub Bye Dipshit.
What a laugher! Why one day when someone writes in their profile a word one finds it showing up in other venues? What cowards, what creeps these people are!
Why do the leftist all dress like Russian peasants? She looks like she is in the chorus of Fiddler on the Roof.
Might I suggest the 100 mg Suppository, Sir.
Damn, this guy is in a serious nose dive. If he was only suffering from clinical depression, it would be an improvement.
Why the prevalent use of the word "dude" throughout this thread, so patterned? I can find it in the editorial at all.
But if we can enlighten even the smallest percentage of Bush's razor-thin majority, then support for his murderous folly and waste will quickly erode. One by one, the puppet-strings will snap, and America's headlong plunge into tyranny, bigotry and endless imperial war can perhaps -- perhaps -- be halted, even reversed.
It's worth the fight. Let's take it on, let's take them down.
Overthrow of our democratically elected constitutionally defined government has ALWAYS been the goal of Communists.
It is PART of what makes them so VILE.
F. Democrats. F. Commies.
Traitors lost, Veterans of America's wars WON.
Sort of like the "Oh Dude", video. The one were the F-16 drops a 500 pound bomb on a gaggle of armed jihadies heading to attack us troops. The backseater or pilot upon seeing the bodies flying from the smoke of the explosion exclaims "Oh Dude". Everyone I've shown it to cracks up at that point. See it at: http://globalresearch.ca/images/Massacre%20of%20Civilians.wmv
That is my favorite sentence in the whole rant, too. I have read this out loud several times and laughed every time. It is so funny. The guy who wrote this should take his medicine. I hope he has a comfortable straight-jacket.
Nice rack though.
I bet she doesn't shave her pits or legs.
Well, then it must be true. Chris whats-his-name writing for the Moscow Times says so. Guess I'll have to return that last Halliburton check and commit hara kiri. Woe is me, What a way to go.
Incompetence is bliss, say researchers
BY ERICA GOODE
New York Times
There are many incompetent people in the world. But a Cornell University study has shown that most incompetent people do not know that they are incompetent.
People who do things badly, according to David A. Dunning, a professor of psychology at Cornell, are usually supremely confident of their abilities -- more confident, in fact, than people who do things well.
One reason that the ignorant also tend to be the blissfully self-assured, the researchers believe, is that the skills required for competence often are the same skills necessary to recognize competence. The incompetent, therefore, suffer doubly, the researchers -- Dunning and Justin Kruger, then a graduate student -- suggested in a paper appearing in the December issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
``Not only do they reach erroneous conclusions and make unfortunate choices, but their incompetence robs them of the ability to realize it,´´ wrote Kruger, now an assistant professor at the University of Illinois, and Dunning.
This deficiency in ``self-monitoring skills,´´ the researchers said, helps explain the tendency of the humor-impaired to persist in telling jokes that are not funny, of day traders to repeatedly jump into the market -- and repeatedly lose out -- and of the politically clueless to continue holding forth at dinner parties on the fine points of campaign strategy.
Some college students, Dunning said, evince a similar blindness: After doing badly on a test, they spend hours in his office, explaining why the answers he suggests for the test questions are wrong. In a series of studies, Kruger and Dunning tested their theory of incompetence. They found that subjects who scored in the lowest quartile on tests of logic, English grammar and humor were also the most likely to ``grossly overestimate´´ how well they had performed.
In all three tests, subjects' ratings of their ability were positively linked to their actual scores. But the lowest-ranked participants showed much greater distortions in their self-estimates.
Aiming high -- real high
Asked to evaluate their performance on the test of logical reasoning, for example, subjects who scored in only the 12th percentile guessed that they had scored in the 62nd percentile and deemed their overall skill at logical reasoning to be at the 68th percentile.
Similarly, subjects who scored at the 10th percentile on the grammar test ranked themselves at the 67th percentile in the ability to ``identify grammatically correct standard English´´ and estimated their test scores to be at the 61st percentile.
On the humor test, in which participants were asked to rate jokes according to their funniness (subjects' ratings were matched against those of an ``expert´´ panel of professional comedians), low-scoring subjects were also more apt to have an inflated perception of their skill. But because humor is idiosyncratically defined, the researchers said, the results were less conclusive.
Unlike their unskilled counterparts, the most able subjects in the study, Kruger and Dunning found, were likely to underestimate their own competence. The researchers attributed this to the fact that, in the absence of information about how others were doing, highly competent subjects assumed that others were performing as well as they were -- a phenomenon psychologists term the ``false consensus effect.´´ When high-scoring subjects were asked to ``grade´´ the grammar tests of their peers, however, they quickly revised their evaluations of their own performance. In contrast, the self-assessments of those who scored badly themselves were unaffected by the experience of grading others; some subjects even further inflated their estimates of their own abilities.
``Incompetent individuals were less able to recognize competence in others,´´ the researchers concluded. In a final experiment, Dunning and Kruger set out to discover if training would help modify the exaggerated self-perceptions of incapable subjects. In fact, a short training session in logical reasoning did improve the ability of low-scoring subjects to assess their performance realistically, they found.
The findings, the psychologists said, support Thomas Jefferson's assertion that ``he who knows best knows how little he knows.´´
Such studies are not without critics. David C. Funder, a psychology professor at the University of California-Riverside, for example, said he suspected that most lay people had only a vague idea of the meaning of ``average´´ in statistical terms. But Dunning said his current research and past studies indicated that there were many reasons why people would tend to overestimate their competency and not be aware of it.
In some cases, Dunning pointed out, an awareness of one's own inability is inevitable: ``In a golf game, when your ball is heading into the woods, you know you´re incompetent,´´ he said.
But in other situations, feedback is absent, or at least more ambiguous; even a humorless joke, for example, is likely to be met with polite laughter. And social norms prevent most people, when faced with incompetence, from blurting out, ``You stink!´´ -- truthful though this assessment may be.